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Star pupil zooms in to say thanks
Star pupil zooms in to say thanks

It was the black-and-white, flickering image of Neil Armstrong landing on the moon more than 45 years ago that inspired…

Kiwi space lawyer says asteroid mining legal

A New Zealand-based lawyer specialising in international space law says there are no laws preventing the mining of asteroids…

Science throws new light on dark matter

Dark matter may not be so dark after all, after scientists witnessed the mysterious cosmic entity interacting with the universe…

SpaceX fails to nail rocket landing

SpaceX launched a shipment of groceries to space but its third attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean platform…

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Boy stuck inside arcade toy machine video Boy stuck inside arcade toy machine

Determined Henry, four, refused to give up after the…

NSW storm: Dramatic video of house floating down street video NSW storm: Dramatic video of house floating down street

Three people have died in the storms that have lashed…

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Raw: SpaceX launches groceries to ISS
video Raw: SpaceX launches groceries to ISS

SpaceX has launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station, including the first espresso maker bound…

World's first battery rocket
World's first battery rocket

Rocket Lab unveiled its turbo pump system overnight at the United States Space Symposium, a gathering of more than 10,000…

Salty secrets found in Martian soil
Salty secrets found in Martian soil

The surface of Mars may still hold water - albeit the saltiest variety possible - according to scientists, after Nasa's…

Billionaires Branson, Allen seek Earth orbit
Billionaires Branson, Allen seek Earth orbit

Paul Allen and Richard Branson are focusing on breakthrough spaceflight closer to home: cheap cargo trips to Earth orbit…

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Legalised asteroid mining may be key to future spacefaring
Legalised asteroid mining may be key to future spacefaring

A small but ambitious group of investors has a novel plan to mine asteroids for fun and profit. But…

Is there anyone out there?

Is there anyone out there? The answer is almost certainly yes, says a top Nasa scientist who believes we may know for sure…

Jeff Tallon: Biblical lunar eclipse comes full circle

We have had rather a feast of eclipses recently, and there is more to come. Physicist Dr Jeff Tallon explains.

New Zealand 'stupid' - top space engineer

New Zealand has been blasted as "stupid" by a top space engineer for not investing more in science and engineering.

Stargazers catch flash of red
Stargazers catch flash of red

Stargazers around the country were treated to a total lunar eclipse over the weekend - the last chance…

Tiny black hole could explode Big Bang

The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) could prove the existence of parallel universes…

You don't know your star sign

Almost nobody was born under the sign they think they are, as the astrological calendar has failed to be updated as our…

Is the universe on the brink of collapse?

Scientists claim an 'imminent' collapse of the universe will take place sooner than expected, but don't panic - it still…

Solar storm: NZ skies light up

New Zealand's night skies have been lit up this week by the southern lights, with vivid displays caused by a severe solar…

SpaceX rocket fight heads to Congress
SpaceX rocket fight heads to Congress

The fight over lucrative contracts to launch national security satellites between SpaceX and the ULA…

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